Frades de la Sierra

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Frades de la Sierra is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is located 39 kilometers from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 258 people.


The municipality covers an area of 28.3 km².

It lies 976 metres above sea level.

The post code is 37457.



It is the birthplace of Spanish poet José María Gabriel y Galán.

Coordinates: 40°39′N 5°47′W / 40.650°N 5.783°W / 40.650; -5.783